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The castle slope was settled already in the 5th millennium BC. Inhabitants of antique Poetovio had a fortress and temples raised, while in the early Middle Ages the Slavs used the slope as a burial ground for their dead. The medieval stronghold was built in the 11th century when the castle and town were owned by the archdiocese of Salzburg. Archbishops leased the castle to the Lords of Ptuj who, during 300 years of their tenure, founded the Dominican and Minorite monasteries, and built a pilgrims’ church on Ptujska Gora. The tombstone of the last Lord of Ptuj, Friedrich IX, is built in the castle wall on the ground floor.
Between 1656 and 1802, counts Leslie lived in the castle. The last owners, counts Herberstein, had it in their possession from 1873 to 1945 when it was nationalised, and together with its rich equipment and furniture annexed to the Ptuj museum. Nowadays the castle of Ptuj hosts the most visited and representative collections of the Regional Museum Ptuj-Ormož: weapons, musical instruments, traditional carnival masks, feudal dwelling culture, glass paintings and castle gallery.
Permanent collections

The Collection of Arms

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Medieval and Early Modern Period Art 1200 – 1550

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The Collection of Glass Paintings

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The Castle Gallery

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Ptuj Caste Throughout the Centuries

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Collection of Traditional Carnival Masks

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The Collection of Musical Instruments

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Exhibition of Feudal Dwelling Culture

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Temporary exhibitions
Osrčje Petovione
Famous objects

VELIKA NEDELJA GROUP

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TURQUERIES

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Tibia

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Opening hours

Until further notice, Ptuj Castle is subject to an adjusted opening time:

Monday

Closed


Tuesday – Friday

10.00 – 16.00


Saturday and Sunday

10.00 – 18.00


Closed January 1, November 1, December 25, Easter Sunday

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Entrance fee

Collections in Ptuj Castle

ADULTS

8,00 €


PENSIONERS

7,00 €


YOUTH primary school students, high school students, students

3,00 €


YOUTH preschool children

gratis


FAMILY

16,00 €



GUIDED TOUR ADULTS*

up to and including 15 people 30.00 €
over 15 people 2.00 €


GUIDED TOUR STUDENTS*

up to and including 15 people 15.00 €
over 15 people 0.50 €

Ptuj Castle, one collection

ADULTS

2,00 €


YOUTH primary school students, high school students, students

1,00 €


YOUTH preschool children

gratis


GUIDED TOUR ADULTS*

up to and including 15 persons 30.00 €
more than 15 persons 2.00 €


GUIDED TOUR STUDENTS

up to and including 15 persons 15.00 €
more than 15 persons 0.50 €


* Guide in Slovenian, English and German. We receive announcements of the visit by phone at least three days before the desired date.

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Na gradu 1, 2250 Ptuj, Slovenija

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Ptuj Castle for families
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Museum shop
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Wedding at Ptuj Castle
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